Bethel Township

PFA Violation – At 3:59 a.m. Nov. 24, police responded to Beagle Road for a PFA order violation. Police determined that Curtis Raber, 33, of Shamokin, contacted the victim, a 31-year-old Lebanon woman, via Facebook Messenger in violation of the PFA order. Charges will be filed through district court.

East Hanover Township

Vehicle Accident – At approximately 10:48 p.m. Nov. 18, police responded to the intersection of SR 22 and Gravel Hill Road for a single-vehicle crash involving a deer. A silver 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe driven by a 71-year-old Lebanon man, accompanied by a 69, -year-old Lebanon woman, was traveling east on SR 22 when a deer ran into the lane in the Hyundai’ struck the deer at the 12 o’clock position. The Hyundai came to final rest on the shoulder of the road, facing east’s path. The Hyundai sustained disabling damage. Both occupants were wearing their seatbelts and no injuries were reported.

Vehicle Accident, Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic – At approximately 1:17 a.m. Nov. 20, police responded to Racehorse Drive for a report of a car crash into a utility pole. A 2004 GMC Yukon driven by a 50-year-old Jonestown woman swerved to avoid an animal and struck a utility pole on the right side of the road. The woman was able to drive the vehicle from the scene. She was wearing her seatbelt and reported no injuries. Police cited the driver with driving on roadways laned for traffic.

North Cornwall Township

Vehicle Accident – At 5:09 p.m. Nov. 18, a vehicle driven by a 77-year-old Palmyra man was traveling east on West Walnut Street and struck the passenger’s side of another vehicle that was traveling south on Hoffer Street. There were no posted stop signs at the intersection. Both vehicles were towed from the scene. 

Vehicle Accident – At 5:26 p.m. Nov. 18, a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by a 57-year-old Lebanon woman was traveling west on Rocherty Road, near its intersection with Snitz Road, when she struck a deer. The vehicle was towed from the scene. 

Vehicle Accident – At 2:50 p.m. Nov. 20, a crash occurred as a vehicle driven by a 42-year-old Lebanon woman was traveling north on Quentin Road, approaching Summit Street. She drove through a red traffic light and struck a vehicle driven by a 62-year-old Lebanon woman. No injuries were reported. One vehicle was towed from the scene. 

Harassment – At 10:16 a.m. Nov. 18, police responded to the 900 block of York Street for a disturbance and cited an 18-year-old Lebanon man with harassment.

North Londonderry Township

Vehicle Accident, Driving Vehicle at Safe Speeds – At 10:11 a.m. Nov. 18, police responded to the 500 block of South Lingle Avenue for a rear-end collision in the north lane at the beginning of the road construction site. A flagger was on the scene, holding traffic. A vehicle driven by a 35-year-old Lebanon man was stopped when he was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by an 83-year-old Campbelltown man. Palmyra Fire Department assisted on the scene. Police cited the Campbelltown man with driving vehicle at safe speeds.

Palmyra Borough

Driving Under Suspension, Registration Required – At 6:38 p.m. Nov. 2, police initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on the 700 block of West Main Street for operating without a valid registration. Police identified the driver as Mitchell Clark, 46, and determined that Clark was operating with a suspended driver’s license (DUI-related) due to three prior DUI convictions and three prior convictions for driving under DUI-related suspension, making this offense a third-degree misdemeanor. Charges were filed against Clark for driving under suspension (DUI-related) and registration required.  

DUI, Damage to Unattended Vehicle/Property, Careless Driving – At approximately 1:36 a.m. Oct. 23, police responded to the 400 block of East Walnut Street for a single-vehicle crash. Police observed a truck flipped on its side in a residence’s front yard, causing damage to the property. Police found the driver nearby and identified him as Holden Gates, 26. Gates was visibly intoxicated and was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI, the report said. Police determined that Gates was attempting a “burnout” when he lost control of his vehicle. Lab results later showed that Gates’ BAC was .161%. Charges were filed against Gates for DUI-highest rate of alcohol, DUI-general impairment, damage to unattended vehicle/property, careless driving, and failure to drive within lane. 

Union Township

Vehicle Accident – At 12:49 a.m. Nov. 19, police responded to SR 22 East near the SR 72 exit for a single-vehicle crash. A deer was on the road, running towards the driver of a 2001 Chevrolet Prism. The driver swerved to avoid the deer, going off the road and down an embankment. The driver sustained no injuries, and the deer wasn;t struck. Motter’s Towing pulled the Chevrolet back onto the road, after which it was driven from the scene.

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